Lockdown Lifted at Southwestern College After Police Search Campus - NBC 7 San Diego

Lockdown Lifted at Southwestern College After Police Search Campus

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    Lockdown Lifted at Southwestern College After Police Search Campus
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    Police officers search the college campus for an armed man in Chula Vista.

    An armed man spotted on the Southwestern College Campus prompted a lockdown in Chula Vista Monday afternoon.

    According to the college's twitter feed, school officials sheltered in place until campus police cleared the scene.

    It happened at about 1:10 p.m. at the 900 block of Otay Lakes Road. The suspect was believed to be a Bonita Vista High student, according to the college's twitter feed.

    The suspect was seen walking from Bonita Vista High across the street onto the campus, said Chula Vista police.

    Police were searching for a tall man, last seen wearing a black shirt with jeans and a Dodgers jacket.

    As of 2:15 p.m., the lockdown was lifted after campus police cleared the scene. School officials issued a statement that, "Everyone on campus is safe."

    Police did not locate a suspect. No other information was immediately available.

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